Adding It Up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014—Estimation Methodology

 

This is an archived report. The most recent estimates can be found here.

 

This report provides methodological details on the estimates presented in Adding It Up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014 and related publications. Adding It Up is an ongoing Guttmacher Institute project in which researchers estimate the need for and the use, costs and impacts of various sexual and reproductive health services for developing countries. Estimates have thus far been produced for 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2014; 2016 estimates focusing on adolescents are also available. While the basic Adding It Up methodology remains unchanged, this report details recent revisions to some of the estimation approaches.

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This report provides methodological details on the estimates presented in several reports in the Institute's Adding It Up series.